As a Principal Consultant you will develop business and acquisition activities.
Implement projects on budget to achieve International Projects’ revenue target
Implement projects on time: solve problems, deal with complex situations, draft high-level correspondence, engage with project stakeholders remotely and face to face overseas
Manage donors and partners to ensure International Projects’ sustainability
Raise International Projects’ profile within BSI, raise BSI profile externally
Maintain and improve International Projects’ processes
Manage, supervise and develop lower graded members
We carefully consider agile ways of working that allow for the best impact for our employees and clients. If the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated below, we are happy to discuss further.
BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark™, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Built Environment, Food, Healthcare and ICT. With over 80,000 clients in 150 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.
This is an exciting opportunity as Principal Consultant (maternity cover) to join the International Projects team in Chiswick.
University degree (Masters or equivalent) in international development, economics, management or a related field
Proven ability to win and manage donor-funded projects
Strong project management experience and skills
Excellent communication, facilitation, presentation and interpersonal skills
Excellent writing and editorial skills
Sound research and analytical skills
Ability to use search engines and tools
Commercially driven, results-oriented and customer-focused
Good people management skills
Flexible and adaptable approach
Interest and experience in international development issues and technical cooperation, inparticular in trade and quality infrastructure areas
Knowledge and understanding of international donor work
Fluency in English
Ability to work in other languages (French, Spanish, Arabic, Turkish, Russian, Serbian) would be an advantage
Computer literacy, experienced user of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio)
Flexibility to travel at short notice overseas on short-term missions